Pepsico Case Study: Packaging
01 January 2017
PepsiCo UK has achieved zero waste to landfill across all its UK manufacturing and logistics sites since 2011 as well as reducing the amount of waste from UK factories by 33% in the last four years.
- Fruit & Vegetable Juices, Soft Drinks
The company has also successfully transferred its Resource Conservation (ReCon) programme to its packaging partners and worked with retailers to cut carbon from its distribution network.
PepsiCo UK continues to look for innovative ways to cut packaging waste and some of the specific packaging achievements include:
- Introduced environmentally friendly bale packaging for Quavers that reduces outer packaging wrap by 30%.
- Juice brand Copella redesigned bottles to be up to 40% lighter, leading to a reduction of 1070 fewer tonnes of CO2.
- Redesigned Quaker Oat So Simple cases achieving a 30% reduction in the amount of corrugate used without negatively impacting on stacking strength.